John D. Bosworth
Narragansett Times, Wakefield, RI, 30 December 1942.
Short Illness Fatal to John D. Bosworth.
John D. Bosworth of George street, Wakefield, died Sunday at his home after an illness of one day. He was 42 years of age.
Mr. Bosworth was born in Barrington and was a son of Joseph and Hannah (Brightman) Bosworth. He had been employed as a truck driver by the South Kingstown Highway Department.
He held membership in Miantonomoh Council, Jr. O. U. A. M. of Providence, and Warren G. Harding Council, Daughters of America, of Providence, and was one of the air raid wardens of the South Kingstown Civilian Defense Council.
His survivors are his wife, Mrs. Waity E. (Whitford) Bosworth; a son, George, of Wakefield; a sister, Mrs. Sylvia Pender of Providence, and a cousin, Miss Sadie Bosworth of Bristol.
The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at the Avery Funeral Home, with Rev. Wesley Hodge, pastor of Wakefield Methodist Church, officiating, and internment was in Oak Dell cemetery, Peace Dale.
The bearers were Arthur Grant, Adolph Fiefer, John DeGrasse, Ervin Wade, Henry Streeter, Jesse Thorp, George Streeter and Howard Potter.